California’s death penalty speed-up is about to be undercut on a case-by-case basis. Here’s why.

Erwin Chemerinsky writes for The Sacramento Bee, Aug. 30, 2017

The California Supreme Court’s decision upholding Proposition 66, the initiative to speed up the imposition of the death penalty, fails two basic requirements of good judicial rulings: It ignores the language of the law and it ignores reality.